RoseAnn V. Shawiak
RoseAnn V. Shawiak Poems
Life's Black Curtains
Lost and alone, thoughts at a distance, heart heavy
Touched deeply by your life, not wanting to let go,
yet knowing I must.
In my heart forever, indelibly printed on my soul,
etched in memory's mind.
Touched frequently by the tears of your loss, trying
to hold them as tiny reminders of what we used to have.
They disappear, never become tangible so I may keep them
like a treasure of your love.
With love, I will remember you all my life, for you are
a part and parcel of what we had.
Sharing now that you are no longer ...
Precious and few are moments of life that we are each given
at the moment of conception, no one seeming to think of life
in that way.
Yet, through a poet's mind it's part of collective thoughts
that need to be written out in many poems throughout life,
thinking of death, dying, faith, love, compassion and others.
Having our own lives to deal with also, nothing being driven